Courses: American Judaism (RELGH284A01)

Fall 2007

Enrollment limited to 25 students.
An exploration of the cultural, social, and religious dynamics of American Judaism. The course will focus on the representation of Jewish identity in American culture, and examine issues of Jewish material, gender, and ritual practices in American history. We will study how Jews express identity through material objects, and how persons work with objects to produce religious meaning.

Prerequisites: Prerequisite: None

Fulfills: HU III

Location

Haverford, Gest 102

Meeting Times

TTh 11:30-1:00